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Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 05-15-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By JT426
Mil dot accuracy on lower-end scopes?

Hey guys,

I'm the owner of a Bushnell Elite 3200 10x40. I've got it mounted on one of my rifles and since I've started shooting longer distances, I've been using mil dot ranging more and more....
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 01-30-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By JT426
Thanks for the advice! goretro, good looking...

Thanks for the advice! goretro, good looking rifle. I've been considering upgrading a bit to the Burris rings when I upgrade the scope. I'll definitely research the Sightron scope.. it looks like...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 01-27-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By JT426
Advice on SIMPLE but GOOD scope for Remington 700P?

Hey guys!

I need some advice on what my best options are for a good scope. I have a Remington 700 chambered in .308; already have good scope mounting equipment.

I have plenty of clearance for...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-22-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By JT426
Thanks a lot! Ordered both.

Thanks a lot! Ordered both.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-22-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By JT426
I don't think Outers makes a rod long enough.. I...

I don't think Outers makes a rod long enough.. I need a 44" rod so I can clean from the bolt side of the bore and have enough length for the 26" barrel and the bore guide.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-22-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By JT426
Best value cleaning equipment?

I have a Remington 700P in .308.

I've been looking at the Bore Tech patch guide and cleaning rods but I can't justify spending almost $100 on a cleaning rod/bore guide. It looks like a really...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 09-16-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By JT426
Fortunately, I'm the buyer! :D And I have no...

Fortunately, I'm the buyer! :D

And I have no criminal record, so that's not an issue.
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 09-16-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By JT426
Private party buying question

I have a question regarding the buying and selling of firearms from a private seller that is a legal Georgia resident to a private buyer that is a legal Georgia resident. Every single source I have...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-16-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By JT426
What about mounting? A good scope is pointless if...

What about mounting? A good scope is pointless if you have a cheap base and rings that don't even work with the rifle. What kind of scope came with the rifle, and what kind of mounting hardware?...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-16-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By JT426
Never mind. I looked around for about an hour...

Never mind. I looked around for about an hour more after posting and found a good deal on a set of EGW HD rings with the 1-inch adapters. They're in the mail now. Mods can close! :)
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-16-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By JT426
300mm to 1 inch adapter question

I want to get some new scope rings. Right now I have a scope with a 1" diameter tube, but I want 30mm scope rings because I plan to upgrade to a Nightforce in the future. Can I pair 30mm scope rings...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 05-24-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,587
Posted By JT426
Well, you've definitely convinced me to spend...

Well, you've definitely convinced me to spend more! :eek:

I never realized how pricey the scope mounts would be, but I also understand that there's no point in buying an expensive rifle if your...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 05-23-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,587
Posted By JT426
Good picatinny rail & rings for .308?

I need a good picatinny rail and rings for my rifle. I've been looking around but could definitely use some opinions from the experienced members on this forum.

Right now I'm using a decent setup...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-17-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,999
Posted By JT426
Thanks, that's a really helpful link. Really...

Thanks, that's a really helpful link. Really explains a lot about scope mounts that I didn't know before. I think I will go for the cheaper Leupold mount for now and see how well it holds a zero. And...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-13-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,999
Posted By JT426
They are Leupold standard rings. Turns out I need...

They are Leupold standard rings. Turns out I need a standard mount ($20 or $30). Are these any good or should I invest in something better before purchasing the mount?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-13-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,999
Posted By JT426
Thanks for the help everyone! I ended up looking...

Thanks for the help everyone! I ended up looking at a lot of different .308 rifles such as the Tikka, the Savage, the Howa, a few Remington 700s, and some various others. I ended up finding a nice...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-04-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,999
Posted By JT426
Thanks for the tip. Haven't looked into those...

Thanks for the tip. Haven't looked into those yet!

Is there a Remington 700 with a GOOD synthetic stock AND a floor plate/detachable mag for around $700 new?

Also, what does everyone think of...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-03-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,999
Posted By JT426
Sorry! Looking for bolt-action. That VTR...

Sorry! Looking for bolt-action.

That VTR sounds like a great deal. I'll definitely keep my eye out for one of those for around $700.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-03-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,999
Posted By JT426
Thanks for the quick response! I will...

Thanks for the quick response!

I will definitely start looking around for a used 700!

Just for reference though, which of the various 700 variants are best for my intended purpose for the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-03-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,999
Posted By JT426
Newbie.. help me choose a rifle!

Hey guys;

I'm fairly new to rifles and am looking to purchase one of my own. I need help getting in the right direction. Here's what I'm looking for:

-I have about $700 to spend.
-I want it...
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